Ascent of East Vidette on 2016-08-03
|Date:||Wednesday, August 3, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Elevation:||11400 ft / 3474 m|
Ascent Trip ReportPart of Charlotte Lake mule pack trip. Left Charlotte Lake and went south on JMT to east ridge of East Vidette, intending to climb class 3 ridge to summit and take class 2-3 chutes down on SE side. Climbed slabs just south of drainage. Climbed to 11,400' and faced a vertical wall. Could not complete within turnaround time, so descended and returned to camp.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3700 ft / 1127 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Gain on way in:||3700 ft / 1127 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Start Trailhead:||7700 ft / 2346 m|
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